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Board of Directors

We are a 28-member board of directors made up of beef, dairy and veal producers, as well as industry stakeholders from the livestock marketing, retail and foodservice sectors. We also have ex-officio members rounding out our team from the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, the Pennsylvania State University Department of Animal Science, and the Delaware Valley University Department of Animal Science. See full list below for FY20-2021.

2021-2022 Board of Directors

NED HOWER, CHAIR

Eastern Region Beef Representative
Nazareth, PA

HARRISON HARTMAN, VICE-CHAIR

Statewide Dairy Representative
Reinholds, PA

DUFF GEORGE, SECRETARY 

Central Region Beef Representative

Carlisle, PA

MARTY YAHNER, DIRECTOR 

Western Region Beef Representative

Patton, PA

DUSTIN HEETER, Director

Statewide Beef Representative
Clarksburg, PA

SCOTT MOSEMANN, Director

Statewide Dairy Representative
Warfordsburg, PA

Joseph Zug, Director

Central Region Dairy Representative
Mifflintown, PA

MIKE KUNSMAN, DIrector

Veal Representative
LaJose, PA

Robert Supancik, Director

Veal Representative
New Milford, PA

Mike knapp, DIrector

Western Region Beef Representative
Hooversroad, PA

Beth Hillmar, Director

Market Representative
Mercer, PA

CANDICE WHITE, DIrector

Statewide Dairy Representative
Mill Hall, PA

Justin Glossner, Director

Central Region Beef Representative
Mill Hall, PA

William Lesher, DIrector

Eastern Region Dairy Representative
Bernville, PA

Amy Hess

Statewide Beef Representative
Hershey, PA

Jodi Gauker, DIrector

Eastern Region Beef Representative

Fleetwood, PA

AMANDA BUTTERFIELD, Director

Western Dairy Representative
Meyersdale, PA

MIKE GAHAGAN, DIrector

Packer/Processor Representative
Sounderton, PA

JOE BEAMAN, Director

Food Representative
Acme, PA

Paul Mills, DIrector

Retail Representative
Lebanon, PA

Adam Kauf, Director

Statewide Beef Representative Past Chair
Woodbury, PA

BEN WILLIAMSON, Director

Ex-officio Penn State University Representative
University Park, PA

Brok Sandelin,Ph.d, Director

Ex-officio Delaware Valley College Representative
Doylestown, PA

Daniel Kniffen, DIrector

Ex-officio Beef Board Representative
Spring Mills, PA

DIane hoover, Director

Ex-officio Beef Board Representative
Lebanon, PA

Chris jeffcoat, Director

Ex-officio Federation Director
Littlestown, PA

Deputy Greg Hostetter, DIrector

Ex-officio PDA Representative
Harrisburg, PA

Michelle Kirk, Director

Ex-Officio Center for Beef Excellence Representative
Gettysburg, PA